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Minor earthquake 3.05 mag, 5 km N of Ridgely, Tennessee

Earthquake location 36.3123322S, -89.4885025WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ridgely in Tennessee on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 02:16:19 / July 31, 2017 @ 2:16 am. Exact location of event, depth 9.13 km, -89.4885025° West, 36.3123322° North. The temblor was reported at 20:16:19 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.13 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: nm60203501. Ids that are associated to the event: nm60203501.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Blytheville (c. 15 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Martin (c. 11 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Kennett (c. 10 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Humboldt, Charleston, Dexter (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km N of Ridgely, Tennessee.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.05 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.4885025° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3123322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km N of Ridgely, Tennessee Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-31 02:16:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-31 02:24:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 143 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nm The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nm, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1677 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nm60203501 Id of event.
Event Code 60203501 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nm60203501, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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